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COLD WAR VIDEO QUESTIONS

1. Stalin forced his people to give up food in order to fund the Cold War. He believed that giving up food; they can put all their necessities to promoting nuclear arms race.

2. Winston Churchill came up with the Iron Curtain. The Iron Curtain was the use of tanks to cut off soviet controlled Europe (East communist) from the Western Europe controlled by democratic countries.

3. The Fair Deal was the term given to an ambitious set of proposals put forward by United States President Harry S. Truman to the United States Congress in his January 1949 State of the Union address. The term, however, has also been used to describe the domestic reform agenda of the Truman Administration,[1] which governed the United States from 1945 to 1953. It marked a new stage in the history of Modern liberalism in the United States, but with the Conservative Coalition dominant in Congress, the major initiatives did not become law unless they had GOP support. As Neustadt concludes, the most important proposals were aid to education, universal health insurance, FEPC and repeal of the Taft-Hartley Act. They were all debated at length, then voted down. Nevertheless, enough smaller and less controversial (but still important) items passed that liberals could claim some success.

4. The year 1949 was a pivotal year in the Cold War because it was the year that the first bomb that soviets tested finally caused a fear in the world for nucleic warfare.

5. The fall of China was important because it made the United Sates set up to have worldwide associations to reinforce finances and trade with China.

6. The Korea War ended when there was an armistice signed by North Korea, China, and the U.N. but not South Korea. Korea was then split into two, the north and the south. The demilitarized zone became known as the 38th parallel.

7. The husband and wife (Rosenbergs) were accused to have passed A-bomb secrets to the soviet spies. They were eventually found...
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